Truck Stops

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Dallas, TX to Camas, WA – Day 1: On to Amarillo [Video]

This is the second in a six-part series of videos that show my journey as I transport a load from Dallas, Texas to Camas, Washington. If you haven't watched the first video, I highly recommend you watch that one first: Dallas, TX to Camas, WA Day 1: Hooking the Load This video highlights driving through the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, getting my rig weighed on a CAT Scale, as well as an explanation of the information on the … [Read more...]

Fueling at Petro in Laramie, Wyoming [Video]

Fueling operations happen almost every day out on the road. This is an example of a fueling operation at the Petro in Laramie, Wyoming recently. I hope you enjoy this video; I recommend viewing it in full screen mode. https://youtu.be/lfg3XY4iTY8 If you enjoyed this video and would like to see more like it from across the United States, be sure to subscribe to my¬†YouTube channel. Also, please share this¬†post or video with … [Read more...]

The Pre-Trip Inspection – A Daily Routine [Video]

At the beginning of each driving day, I perform a pre-trip inspection of both my tractor and trailer. In addition to a visual inspection of the air lines, power pigtail, and tires, I check to ensure that the kingpin and trailer tandem handles have not been pulled by anyone. I check the coolant, oil, and washer fluid levels and add as needed. Not shown in this video is checking tire pressure. Doing this while the tires are cold … [Read more...]